Academy of Medical Sciences
The Academy of Medical Sciences promotes advances in medical science and campaigns to ensure these are translated as quickly as possible into healthcare benefits for society.
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD)
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists ABCD is a national organisation of Consultant Physicians in Britain who specialise in Diabetes Mellitus. Most are also Acute General Physicians, and many are also specialists in Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism.
Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians (ACDC)
ACDC includes all hospital paediatricians who look after children and young people with diabetes. Its aims are to: improve services for children with diabetes; share good practice in terms of service organisation and clinic guidelines; and support consultants and other clinicians looking after children with diabetes. ACDC works with BSPED and other recognised organisations promoting care for children with diabetes and to promote involvement in research.
Association of Medical Research Charities
AMRC is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health research charities in the UK.
British Association of Retinal Screeners
Open to diabetologists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, nurses, technicians, screening administrators and commissioners who are engaged in diabetic retinal screening. The site provides an ongoing education resource about screening and diabetic retinopathy.
British Dietetic Association (BDA)
The BDA is a professional association providing training and facilities for state registered dietitians.
British Cardiac Society
The British Cardiac Society is a charitable body involved in education, the setting of clinical standards and research into heart and circulatory diseases. Its membership comprises of UK cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, and other doctors and healthcare professionals.
British Hypertension Society
The British Hypertension Society's (BHS) is a registered charity and was founded in 1981 to provide a forum to bring together researchers working in this area. Its membership includes clinicians, physiologists and other scientists.
British Medical Association
The British Medical Association is a professional association of doctors, representing their interests and providing services for its members.
British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED)
The BSPED aims to advance education in paediatric endocrinology and related subjects by promoting research in such areas and disseminating the useful results of such research.
British Thyroid Association
British Thyroid Association is a professional, membership organisation that is open to clinical doctors and research scientists who have a major interest in the thyroid and its diseases.
Diabetes Network International (DNI)
Diabetes Network International is a charity that was launched in September 2000 and aims to promote links between diabetes care providers throughout Europe and elsewhere in the world.
European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
The aims of the Association are to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, the rapid diffusion of acquired knowledge and to facilitate its application.
European Association for the Study of Diabetic Eye Complications (EASDEC)
This is a group of healthcare professionals caring for patients with diabetic eye disease. This includes ophthalmologists, diabetologists, specialist nurses, photographers and others.
Freelance Dietitians Group
A specialist group of the British Dietetic Association (BDA). Anyone on the site is registered with the Health Professions Council. The site is fully searchable by nutritional topic, area of experience and geographic area.
Foot in Diabetes UK
Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK) is about uniting, supporting and developing multidisciplinary teams to drive forward best practice and care in the management of the diabetic foot. FDUK is a national, independent, multi-professional, group of people who are involved in the care, management and research of people with diabetic foot disease.
Genetic Interest Group (GIG)
GIG supports children, families and individuals affected by genetic disorders, It raises awareness and understanding of genetic conditions so that high quality services are made available to all who need them.
Glycosmedia is dedicated to bringing a free, non-promotional, editorially independent e-mail newsletter to a global audience about developments and news in diabetes, and is primarily aimed at healthcare professionals.
Medical conditions at school
Online information to help schools and school healthcare professionals support pupils with medical conditions, including diabetes.
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the government agency which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work, and are acceptably safe. The MHRA has set up a web page specifically targeting Pathology which includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist pathology practitioners in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust
This is a postgraduate teaching hospital and an international centre for ophthalmic care. Besides background and location information, the site contains research information and details about upcoming training courses. There is information specific to diabetes on:
- Retinal Disease
- The Mobile Laser Imaging Service
National Heart Forum
A leading alliance of over 40 national organisations working to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease in the UK.
National Obesity Forum
Formed to raise awareness of the growing health impact that being overweight or obese was having on patients and the National Health Service (NHS).
National Oral Health Promotion Group
The National Oral Health Promotion Group (formerly called National Dental Health Education Group, NDHEG) is a forum for all professionals interested in the promotion of oral health and was established 1981.
NHS Diabetes (previously the National Diabetes Support Team) is part of NHS Diabetes & Kidney Care, a national team that works with frontline staff in both the diabetes and kidney communities to implement the respective National Service Frameworks. The website includes advice and information on diabetes and opportunities for healthcare professionals to share their own experiences and examples of care.
NHS Direct is at the forefront of 24-hour health care - delivering telephone and e-health information services day and night direct to the public.
NHS Evidence - diabetes is a unique resource aimed at supporting healthcare professionals by providing high quality information on all aspects of diabetes including both clinical and organisational issues.
Patient Advice and Liaison Service http://www.pals.nhs.uk/
The Patient Advice and Liaison Service provides you with information about the NHS and helps you with any other health-related enquiry such as how to resolve concerns or problems when you are using the NHS.
PubMed - National Library of Medicine
PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's search service that provides access to over 11 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and other related databases, with links to participating online journals.
Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC)
The PSNC is recognised by the Secretary of State for Health as representative of community pharmacy on NHS matters.
The Renal Association
The professional body for United Kingdom nephrologists (renal physicians, or kidney doctors) and renal scientists in the UK.
Royal Society of Medicine
To find the library page you can follow the link to Library to find the Section of Endocrinology please follow the Academic Events link all current meetings are listed under the Diary link.
Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
The Society is the leading professional body for HPC registered chiropodists and podiatrists in the UK. The website includes patient information on common foot problems and provides a free list of private practice podiatrists in the United Kingdom.
This is a new venture aimed to promote and support young diabetologists in training.
Diabetic Medicine online
Diabetes UK's medical journal online.
British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease online
This journal specifically focuses on the relationship between metabolic diseases (eg Type 2 diabetes) and vascular complications.
British Medical Journal online
This site contains the full text of all articles published in the weekly BMJ from January 1994. In addition, it contains material, which is unique to the website.
Health Press publishes the Fast Facts and Patient Pictures series for healthcare professionals and lay people. Their books are readable, practical and written by world experts. Launched by Health Press in September 1998, Embarrassing Problems is a fascinating A-Z guide to curing or coping with health problems that people find difficult to discuss.
The website for The Lancet, a medical journal for healthcare professionals.